BANGKOK, June 25. /ITAR-TASS/. Russian ringleader of Moscow region’s Shchelkovo-based gang Alexander Matusov, nicknamed Basmach, was arrested in Thailand, Southeast Asia, the Thai Migration Bureau told a news conference in Thailand’s capital, Bangkok, on Wednesday.
Matusov was detained with a false Korean passport in Thailand. Russian law enforcement agencies put Matusov on wanted list back in 2009. Shchelkovo gang is suspected in committing more than 60 murders and abductions.